Speechwriting The top 5 speechwriting articles of the year A look at how and why you should use humor and cut ‘thank you’ in your next speech are among the topics in this year’s most-read stories for speakers. By Ragan StaffDec. 30, 2015 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content The advice offered in the most-popular stories for speakers can be put to good use by newbies and veterans alike. Don’t miss the speaker cheat sheet, presentation tips from TED, and what to never say in a speech below. 1. How to add humor to your speech—without being a comedian To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.